Planning, Property and Contracts Team

Sara qualified in 2012 and joined Gedling Borough Council from private practice in 2016. Sara specialises in all aspects of planning, contract and procurement and property law.

Sara provides advice to officers and members on complex areas of planning law and negotiates with third parties when drafting section 106 agreements. Sara also advises members at planning committee.

Highly experienced in procurement and contract law, Sara provides advice on all areas of procurement from initial project discussions until contract completion. This includes high value OJEU procurements. Sara also advises on and drafts contracts from simple purchases of goods to large scale services contracts.

Sara also deals with the Council’s higher value or complicated property transactions involving both the acquisition and disposal of freehold and leasehold properties.

Sara recently achieved a distinction in the Law Society’s Diploma in Local Government Law and Practice having successfully secured sponsorship from EM LawShare partner firms.